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Course Description

Regardless of your computer experience, this one-hour webinar will help you become more aware of technology-related risks and what you can do to protect yourself and your organization from them. This course will help you to:

  • Understand security compliance needs and requirements.
  • Recognize and avoid phishing and other social engineering.
  • Recognize and avoid viruses, ransomware, and other malware.
  • Help ensure data security on computers, mobile devices, networks, the Internet, and in the cloud.

In this course, you will use discussions, case studies, and the experiences of your instructor and fellow students to explore the hazards and pitfalls of technology and learn how to use that technology safely and securely.

Course Outline

Lesson 1: Identifying the Need for Security

Topic A: Identify Security Compliance Requirements

Topic B: Recognize Social Engineering and Avoid Phishing and Other Attacks

Lesson 2: Securing Devices

Topic A: Maintain Physical Security of Devices

Topic B: Use Passwords for Security

Topic C: Protect Your Data

Topic D: Identify and Mitigate Viruses, Ransomware, and Other Malware

Topic E: Use Wireless Devices Securely

Lesson 3: Using the Internet Securely

Topic A: Browse the Web Safely

Topic B: Use Email Securely

Topic C: Use Social Networking Securely

Topic D: Use Cloud Services Securely

Learner Outcomes

In this course, you will identify many of the common risks involved in using conventional end-user technology, as well as ways to use it safely, to protect yourself from those risks. You will:

  • Identify the need for security.
  • Secure devices like desktops, laptops, smartphones, and more.
  • Use the Internet securely.

Additional Information

Each student will receive a digital copy of the CyberSAFE course materials as well as a microcredential that students receive after passing an online exam. This credential is valid for one year and demonstrates to their employer and their cyber security insurance that they are CyberSAFE. 

This webinar will be led by Instructor Jon O'Keefe, AKA Jedi Jon from Logical Operations.

A Zoom invite will be sent to attendees prior to the webinar.

Prerequisites

To ensure your success in this course, you should have experience with the basic use of conventional end-user technology, including desktop, laptop, or tablet computers; mobile phones; and basic Internet functions, such as web browsing and email.

Duration

1 Hour
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Section Title
CyberSAFE - End User Cyber Awareness Training and Micro Credentialing Webinar
Type
Online: Self Paced
Dates
Aug 03, 2022 to Dec 31, 2022
Delivery Option
Course Fee(s)
FREE non-credit $0.00
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Section Title
CyberSAFE - End User Cyber Awareness Training and Micro Credentialing Webinar
Type
Instructor-Led
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Time (Central Time)
9:00AM to 10:00AM
Dates
Nov 08, 2022
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# of Course Hours
1.0
Delivery Option
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Course Fee(s)
FREE non-credit $0.00
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